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Primates of the World
     

Primates of the World

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham
 

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Lemurs, monkeys, and apes: they're man's closest relatives, and their habitats are swiftly disappearing. See how they live in the wild, rear their young, establish social systems, and even communicate with each other.

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Lemurs, monkeys, and apes: they're man's closest relatives, and their habitats are swiftly disappearing. See how they live in the wild, rear their young, establish social systems, and even communicate with each other.

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School Library Journal
YA-- A look at over 60 species and subspecies of lemurs, monkeys, and apes. The book details their social systems, breeding, habitats, food needs, communication styles as well as the primates' threatened relationship with humans in the life chain. Based on the most recent zoological research and filled with excellent photographs, this is a timely addition to science collections.
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Discusses the various species of lemurs, monkeys, and apes, their habitats, social systems, breeding habits and rearing of their young, communication, feeding preferences, and their relationship with their human kin who are rapidly destroying their forest homes. Well illustrated with color photographs, mostly from the wild. For general readers. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816027453
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Series:
Of the World Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.78(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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